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vote, those winds are undoubtedly shifting. >> president obama talks about the defeat of gun control during his first stop in mexico yesterday. want to show everybody. take a listen. >> the last time we had major gun legislation, it took six, seven, eight tries. things happen somewhat slowly in washington. but this is just the first round. >> so dan, as we know, the vice president was originally put in charge of helming a gun reform task force. we know that he is planning a new push for gun control, one that he hasn't even talked with the president about yet, but biden saying he plans to travel the country to push for manchin/toomey, the background check bill, and others that have failed. but gun control advocates seem to be making the case that this failure has been all about a lack of understanding. so is that the case or is this more a lack of cohesive unified approach? >> there has been tremendous cohesion in terms of the goal. i just want to kind of reframe what you just said a little bit. i mean, you know, progress has been made. this hasn't been an outright failure. the fact t
president obama. i talked to a bunch of my colleagues. i'm not crazy here. this guy looks kind of like president obama. we got that story at, like, midnight. i woke up the next morning and the story blew up. >> politics, pop culture and puppies may seem like a strange recipe for success, but it all seems to make sense when you realize that much comes down to emotion. >> when you think about the way people connect to each other, laugh together, feel emotion together, that is a powerful thing. for light nine, i'm john donvan in new york city. >> coming up next, since cute animals deserve respect, you might love your pets from beautiful birds to fancy fer rit, but would you pay thousands of dollars to get them married? for some pet owners, that's just the beginning. [ female announcer ] jcpenney believes mom deserves to get everything she wants. the best deals are at jcpenney, in-store and online. get 25% off women's apparel and dresses, including her favorite brands like liz claiborne and worthington. plus, st. john's bay is back... at 30% off! and get 20% off fine jewelry. we make it ea
administration's debate. let me roll this sound bite first. here is president obama talking. you don't hear a lot of this. o listen. >> the rule that'sma been put forward by the f.d.a., secretary se beihl i can't has reviewed, she's comfortable with, i'm comfortable with. i'm very comfortable with the decision they've made right now based on solid scientific evidence for girls 15 and older. >> okay. so we didn't see that on any of the main stream morning shows. we didn't see them talking about it. so president obama says he's inw favor of 15-year-olds having access to the morning after pill. where is the coverage besides here? >> first of all, you think this is a tough segway. we sent from clarence thomas to the day after pill. i don't think what he said wasni extraordinarily news making. he's made this point before and sebelius said what she said and this why really gave -- said forget that. it should be out anywhere in the drugstore, which we talked about that.don't agree with all but i don't see where the news worthinessat is. >> that's the point, though. neither did the morning shows, the tod
talking about obama care medical pay roll tax. a new specific tax with obama care. it is it a noncompliance. austin, come on, man. >> you just stated two things that were the same thing . that is an increase on the capitol gains rate is the stame thing tried to portray as a second tax. >> it is going to medicare. >> there is no doubt there will be practical hicups like when they passed medicare d that free money that the bush administration giving out. there were logistical hicups and problems with that. over all the congressional budget is not forecasting that this will be a increase in the dev stit by any meanings. oh, boy. >> look at margins. >> i have to jump in here. >> austin, do me a fave error. >> calling it a logistical hicup. my god, you don't know what will happen to the middle class. what about the insurance premium fees and none of this is making healthcare better . doctors are turning patients away and it is not in full implementation. people trying to be helped are hurt in the end of the day. families don't really give a dam about families paying ext
importance to mexicans, also very important domestically to americans and president obama talked about that saying there's an economic imperative to tackling reform. >> i think it's important for everybody to remember that our shared border is more secure than it's been in years. illegal immigration attempts in the united states are near their lowest level in decades. and legal immigration continues to make both of our countries stronger and more prosperous, and more competitive. and this in part reflects the economic progress and greater opportunities here in mexico. i think this progress should help inform the debate in the united states, and i'm optimistic that we're finally going to get comprehensive immigration reform passed. >> president obama will deliver a speech here this morning and meet with mexican entrepreneurs and then it's to his second and final stomp on this mini-tour that he's doing of latin america. he'll be going to san jose, costa rica. there he'll join a summit of heads of state from central american nations as well as the dominican republic. a top concern for tho
of perfection. >>> president obama has talked about red lines. >> yes. >> do you think bashar al assad has crossed a red line? >> not just for one time. many, many times, he crossed the red line. >> that was the military leader of rebels in syria talking exclusively to our richard engel about allegations that forces loyal to president assad has used chemical weapons in their desperate battle to king to power. we're joined by richard and steve. rich, the president said that he hasn't seen a clear chain of custody that tells us who's been using chemical weapons in syria. but it seems like the chain of custody is all too clear for the rebel leader that you interviewed. >> he said the chain of custody is clear because not all the evidence they have uncovered, but because no one other than bashar al assad's regime could have used chemical weapons. he said the weapons were three times dropped by fighter jets, the rebels don't have fighter jets and that one time were delivered by a scud and they don't have those either. based on the description of the evidence, these are hair samples, blood sampl
chemical weapons more than four times against the civilians. >> president obama has talked about red lines. >> yes. >> do you think bashar al assad has crossed a red line? >> not just for one time. many, many times he crossed the red line. >> what do you hope the united states does? >> i like them to help us to have no-fly zone for the whole country. >> nbc news chief foreign correspondent, richard engel joins me from turkey. richard, interesting interview. i've seen reporting on both sides that there wasn't proper custody control over some of the evidence as it was brought across the borders. that some samples were left in someone's car trunk for a number of days. are you persuaded about the evidence? or is it too early to tell what the allied intelligence services really believe is the case? >> i think it's very early to tell and i think it's probably impossible to assume that the rebels are going to treat materials and some sort of scientific or sanitary way. to give you an example, they believe that there was a chemical attack a few days ago in a town of sarakeb. at the same time of wh
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. >> david, let's talk about obama's wars and his use of modern warfare on the cyber wars as you mentioned, and then the drone wars. as we've discussed, these wars are prosecuted without congressional say-so. are largely unaccountable. rules of engagement have really yet to be codfide on both fronts. they are targeted but there is serious collateral damage in the case of drones, obviously innocent civilians have been killed. as you point out, that was sort of unintentionally replicated around the world, that virus. i wonder if we can take a historical look for a second. obama might be a nobel peace prize winner for his aversion to traditional warfare but he has been a pioneer commando in terms of modern warfare. how do you think the longview of history will parcel out those two opposing ends of the psalm coin? >> you know, it is a great question. as i reported on confront and conceal, i got to a point where i reached an american official, worked for president bush, worked for president obama, worked with them quite closely, and this official said to me, you know, what was surprising about
push back on the obama budget, so let's talk about independent reach across the aisles and being reasonable. i told you no one tells me what to do. i am an independent business woman and i will reach across the aisles. [ applause ] >> dick, i thought she might reach across the debate stage and knock one on sanford's chin there. she was not pulling any punches, not tying herself to nancy pelosi. elizabeth colbert busch was channeling the fighting spirit of nancy pelosi. what did you make of that? >> i think it is fascinating to me. mark sanford, i counted, mentioned nancy pelosi's name 16 times tonight. he's clearly obsessed with the wrong woman, again. this guy is just amazing because he thinks the public is so stupid, they don't understand. he wants to talk about nancy pelosi, he wants to talk about anything about his record as governor, his record with the argentinian trail. huge impact is the deepening of the charleston port, which sanford voted against any federal funding for that when he was in congress before, voted against funding for the rabenow bridge. she hammered him a
with the president tonight. >> as president obama continued to trike to talk up an economic resurgence as the focus of his three-day trip south of border. >> let's do more to expand trade and commerce that creates good jobs. >> some better than expected news north of the border with the labor department reporting the unemployment raid dropped to 7.5%, the lowest level in five years, amid signs more people were finding jobs. in addition to april's gains of 165,000 new jobs, the government revised its february and march numbers upward, by a total of 114,000 jobs. >> we are gaining jobs, over 160,000 new jobs. unemployment has ticked down. that's good news. >> rick: still there were major warning signs the economy is struggling. the manufacturing structure created not a single job. construction employment fell for the first time in a year. the commerce department says manufacturing jobs fell. many are unable to find jobs. >> we need to have more people working, more taxpayers. not raising taxes. we could do it if not for that this drag of the health care law. >> rick: they said it's time toned the se
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are talking about linden johnson. >> talking about george w. bush. >> did not originate with barack obama but barack obama's policies have put this on steroids. >> bill: yes. he is has taken it and run with it but to be fair w. >> this has been going on for a long time. >> food and food stamps. colmes, i just don't understand how you can say knowing what we know now if you went back in a time machine you would still allow this family to come here even though they weren't being persecuted that was a con. you would still give them $100,000 and we are not even counting the 2500 that dzhokhar was getting to smoke pot in college. we are not even counting that. but the bottom line is this. there is no supervision over any of this. no supervision on asylum. no supervision on welfare payments. you can con the system. yet, you wouldn't do anything about it. >> qualified. they were legally here in the country. they did not have an income. they qualified. >> bill: at the first time they started getting this the younger brother with a waste 8 or 9 years old. >> bill: the so what. >> manufacturing ter
in a cafe. if the "new york times" can find him why can't we? >> talk about a brotherly bond. forget the terrorists, it's the media and the white house. media radicalized to obama. benghazi gets a shrug. a gay athlete gets a husmght that's how our media goes these days. if the story is too difficult, they avoid it. watergate, nixon lied, but nobody died. and benghazi, four dead, white house went to bed. >> andrea: bob, we know that this suspect as well as was in tunisia at a certain point that administration could have had him extradited, they didn't. at this point are you willing to say there has been some incompetence on the highest levels at the administration? >> bob: that goes without saying. i think first of all tunisias did not offer one two and i want to give them the benefit of the doubt. they have got this guy and identified him. trying to use him to find other people involved in this. that's the best hope i can get out of this. in terms of people testifying in front of the administration of course they can go forward and testify. are they going to give themselves in troubl
. >> chris: for months president obama said if assad used chemical weapons it would be he a game changer and now he seems to be steering away from any talk of precipitous action. let's see that then and now you. >> that is a red line for us and that there would be enormous consequences if we start seeing movement on the chemical weapons front or the use of chemical weapons. this is going to be a long-term proposition. it is not going be something that is solved easily overnight. >> chris: i understand you are not calling for any action. is your government troubled at all that red lines and enormous consequences have now you become a "long-term proposition"? >> we have a different red line entirely. if the syrian regime tries to transfer chemical weapons or what we call game changing weapons to the is systems in lebanon israel will react and we are serious about the red line and sticking about the red line and the people in syria though that. the chemical weapons situation again is very, very complex. this is an american call. the united states and israel are sovereign countries and we ha
. tonight, the death penalty and the bombing suspect. does the obama administration want to strike a deal that spares his life? i'll talk about that with the former director of national intelligence in just a moment. i will also ask him about president obama defending the fbi's handling of the boston bombing investigation, insisting there was no intelligence breakdown. listen to what the president said. >> the russian intelligence services had alerted u.s. intelligence about the older brother as well as the mother, indicating that they might be sympathizers to extremists. the fbi investigated that older brother. it's not as if the fbi did nothing. >> the president is also responding to senator lindsey graham who is comparing boston to benghazi, saying the ultimate blame falls on the white hse
know how toviaz affects you. the most common side effects are dry mouth and constipation. talk to your doctor about toviaz. >>> president obama had a clear message for any lawmakers still unsure about the impact of the sequester. >> it slowed our growth, it's resulting in people being thrown out of work. and it's hurting folks all across the country. >> the president also took the opportunity to remind everyone of the gop's change of heart in the last few months. from doomsday prophets to self-proclaimed victors. >> even as recently as my campaign, republicans were saying, sequester is terrible, this is a disaster, it will ruin our military, it will be disastrous for the economy. we've got to do something about it. then when it was determined that doing something about it might mean that we close some tax loopholes for the wealthy and the well connected. suddenly, you know what, we'll take the sequester. >> the president then accused lawmakers of sacrificing the country's long-term infrastructure for short-term gain after they voted to spare themselves from the pain created by the faa
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air and water come to apply yet. you were talking just a few moments ago about obama care being implemented over the course of president obama's second term. but the reason that hhs is so much lower on that list is that a lot of those regulations haven't kicked in yet. good wham of a cost that wasn't estimated. when obama care was passed giving authority to hhs which benefits essential for cover. ones that became the most croferls became essential. every employer of a certain size provide see contraception cor-j -- coverage for all of their employees. that is enormous cost in terms of the number of the things that are going to be passed on to the rest of us higher premiums. >> tucker: people are ordered around what kind of light bulbs, toilet head. shower head. turn point people don't get to make their own choices. greg, thank you for being with us. >> good to be with you. >> alisyn: don't fear the loch ness monster. new monster lurking in the water. stay tuned. i know this is your favorite? >> bill: in a body of water near you. money, cars and clothes but don't want to work for
powerful african-american conservatives talking about the most powerful president obama. has he visited him. >> i don't do a lot of washington. i'm not into politics. i mean there is not that
reaction to what's happened here? >> reporter: well, nobody's talking about it publicly, you know, but president obama is literally getting asked about syria every day, and again today, with this racheting up of tensions, the president once again said you know, no prospect that he can see of putting u.s. ground troops into syria. but he's not ruling out any options. have a listen to what he had to say. >> if in fact we see strong evidence that we can present and that allows us to say that the syrian military and the syrian government is using chemical weapons, then that is a game changer for us. >> reporter: a game changer. no ground troops, but still keeping all the other options on the table, but it looks like the israelis have decided pretty much they're not waiting around. the israelis as you know have a very strong policy. what they are looking at striking is any weapons that they believe the syrians are going to try and get out of the country to keep safe, transfer to hezbollah across the border in lebanon, and in fact, we got a statement from the israelis not exactly confir
options that the white house has been considering. president obama has been very careful in terms of not really talking about those options that are under consideration. tonight that changed and he said he is not at this point considering putting boots on the ground. using the term, he does not foresee putting boots on the ground in syria. the president has to some extent boxed him in. he said of course if syria uses chem weapons that would be a red line. the white house saying they believe chemical weapons were used but there are still too many questions about the origin of the weapons. president obama not ready to say how he is going to proceed when it comes to syria. so again we are still trying to get reaction to the israeli airstrike. >> andrea, you mentioned before john kerry is in moscow, on a trip specifically with the intent of trying to move forward diplomatically on presenting a u united front, to avoid further military escalation, to avoid a regional conflict. the chief on stek sell russia which is course with the assad regime, as well as iran. how does it change the n
i talk to say we are capping at 49. that's a big problem. that means the obama-care bill may actually add to the unemployment problem. bill: yes or no. do they have time to get the kings worked out? >> i don't think so. i think this bill is so structurally flawed you may have to -- most of the laws provisions are turning out to be pretty unpopular with the american people. bill: 20 minutes past the hour. martha: president obama apparently raising the bar for military intervention in syria. where is that red line now? >> when i'm making decisions about america's fashion security and the potential for taking additional action in response to chemical weapon use, i have got to make sure i have got the facts. [ bell dings ] [ crowd cheering ] [ male announcer ] for sensitive skin, there's fusion proglide. our micro thin blades are thinner than a surgeon's scalpel for our gentlest shave. switch to fusion proglide. gillte. the best a man can get. would absolutely not have taken a zip line in the jungle. i'm really gd that girl stayed at home. vo: expedia helps 30 million travelers a
boston. >> krystal is on assignment today. president obama is in mexico at this hour. he is preparing to talk about trade and the war on drugs. >> i might be surrounded by some massachusetts people but today i'm in a very empire state of mind. i'll tell you why. ♪ >> the three 19-year-old friends accused of interfering in the boston marathon investigation are in federal custody today. their next court hearing is later this month. the federal complaint details how they removed dzhokhar tsarnaev's backpack from his dorm room and then lied about it to police. now the fbi said tsarnaev bragged to two of them more than a month ago that he knew how to make a bomb. in addition to the backpack full of fire work the cops found in a landfill, the friends took dzhokhar's laptop. we start with justice correspondent pete williams. pete, any word on where that laptop is now and exactly what investigators are looking for on it? >> well, yes. the fbi has it. the fbi says that the three were involved in a scheme to throw away the backpack that two of them were charged with doing. the tw
soon? bill: stuart, thanks. see you 9:20, fbn. make it a great week. talk to you later. stuart varney there. martha if. martha: president obama is set to tap the mayor of charlotte, north carolina to run the transportation department. his name is anthony foxx. a white house official says that announcement could come later today. earlier this month, mayor foxx announced he would not seek reelection for mayor of charlotte. he wanted to spend more time with his children. he will be the first african-american nominee in the president's second cabinet. maybe spend more time in washington with them there. bill: but he has got his hands full with the transportation thing and security we talked about. martha: big job. bill: furloughs and all that stuff. martha: yeah. bill: just getting rolling, folks on a monday. there is dangerous flooding affecting more than a dozen states already and more rain is in the forecast. we'll show you where and how bad it is and how bad might be for millions of people. martha: look at this. a powerful explosion in a busy city center. we'll tell you what caused th
? that's allstate home insurance with claim free rewards. talk to an allstate agent... [ doorbell rings ] >>> in 45 minutes, president obama is scheduled to leave for mexico city for a face-to-face meeting with mexico's newly elected president. he took office in december and in a potentially confrontational change from his predecessor, he's expected to give u.s. authorities less access in fighting the drug war and organized crime. of course, immigration is also on the agenda, important for 33 million u.s. residents of mexican origin, who have the potential to increase pressure on congress to act. joining me now, jose diaz. always good to see you. thank you very much for coming to us from mexico city. >> good to see you, chris. thank you very much. >> let's start with immigration. >> good to see you. immigration, one of the subjects that -- sorry. >> i was going to say that the new president is under some pressure to take a more public stand on immigration. why has he been hesitating? >> you know, i don't think he's been hesitating as much as he's been focused on other things. this is a
move today by nba center, jason collins. plus and hollywood on the potomac, president obama upstages conan, making fun of the media and himself. >> i understand second term, need a burst of new energy. try some new things and my team and i talked about it. we're willing to try anything, we borrowed one of michelle's tricks -- >> it's a look. good day, i'm "andrea mitchell reports" in washington. investigators are now learning more about discussions between tamerlan tsarnaev and his mother claimed by the russians as some lawmakers aren't ready to close the door on the possibility that the tsarnaev brothers had outside help building their bombs. nbc justice correspondent pete williams is catching up with us on all of this today. pete, first of all, the charge that the russians actually had eavesdropped on the mother and son back in 2011 and didn't share it with the fbi or the c.i.a. when they were asking for u.s. help. that would have made a difference if this did exist and they had shared that information. wouldn't the fbi have taken it a step further? >> two things about that, andrea
america. >> monica: congressman, very quickly because you're a very principled man, very consistent. talk to us a little bit and quickly about the inconsistency here in the obama administration. they went into libya where there was no slaughter taking place and based it on a doctrine of responsibility to protect innocent civilians. in syria, you have an actual slaughter taking place. no action by the administration. i'm not arguing either way. i'm just saying this is a gross inconsistency. >> i think that it would be a misjudgment of president obama to say that he is not capable of using deadly force. the whole drone war would prove otherwise. i think we have to understand that in benghazi, we were dragged into that war simply to oust gadhafi and in syria, there are elements from outside syria, from a number of different countries that are fomenting the war there to try to knock out assad or keep the war going to debilitate assad and somehow adversely affect iran. so there is politics being played which are very deadly. the administration has to be very careful here. i think they know one
our panel today. in our next agenda panel, will a hunger strike force president obama to final lly close gitmo? >>> first, the man carjacked by the alleged boston marathon bombers talks about his incident. >>> and did conrad murray's money woes -- are they to blame for michael jackson's death? new details about the doctor's death. that's coming out in a wrongful death trial. everybody has different investment objectives, ideas, goals, appetite for risk. you can't say 'one size fits all'. it doesn't. that's crazy. we're all totally different. ishares core. etf building blocks for your personalized portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. it's eb. want to give your family the very best in taste, freshness, and nutrition? it's eb. want to give them more vitamins, omega 3s, and less saturated fat? it's eb. eggland's be
at president obama and mexico's president as they hold a news conference today in mexico city. the president arrived there today. the leaders are talking trade, immigration and the drug war and more during the visit. you can go to foxnews.com to watch the entire presser protesters turning may day into a day of hate and violence on the west coast. injuring police and breaking everything in their path. we will show you that when we come back. ♪ ♪ was the son of a preacher man ♪ the only one who could ever teach me ♪ was the son of a preacher man ♪ he was ♪ he was come here, boy. ♪ there you go. come on, let's play! [ male announcer ] there's an easier way to protect your dog from dangerous parasites. good boy. fetch! trifexis is the monthly, beef-flavored tablet that prevents heartworm disease, kills fleas and prevents infestations, and treats hook-, round-, and whipworm infections. treatment with fewer than 3 monthly doses after exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete hrtworm prevention. the most common adverse reactions were vomiting, itching and lethargy. serious adver
, the ripple effect, you're talking countless people. countless. >>> that's all for now. i'm lester holt. >>> this sunday, is syria a game changer for president obama? the security threats mount on his watch. >>> a new chapter in syria's brutal civil war. the administration says the assad regime appears to have used chemical weapons. >> used potential weapons of mass destruction on civilian populations crosses another line with respect to international norms of international law, and that is going to be a game changer. >> if confirmed, what is the president prepared to do? are there any good options? how should the lessons of iraq weigh on the obama team's thinking? with us this morning ranking member of the senate armed services committee, arizona republican john mccain. >>> then the terror debate after boston. should more have been done to track the suspects when red flags were raised? a debate between republican congressman peter king of the intelligence and homeland security committee, and democratic congressman of minnesota, keith ellison. >>> also this morning, perspective on the t
controls, just $8.88. >> welcome back at "the daily rundown." president obama is set to have a press conference at 10:15 a.m. why is this luke russert talking to you? we did a quick tag team and baseball sometimes with the starting pitcher at the birth of his first child. for chuck todd, it's a press briefing which would be cause for substitution. welcome back to the daily run down. we will carry that for you live and traffic willing in this fair city, chuck todd will be there. on our radar this morning, the obama administration is releasing simplified applications. the hope is that the shorter applications will show the president and the administration want to be as flexible as possible. the new forms seen here are shouldered in the industry-size forms for individuals reduced from 21 pages to three and the applications for families are reduced to a third of their original size. they will be released online and will be committed starting october 1st. nbc news learned that the director of national intelligence ordered a review of how intelligence was handled in the boston marathon bom
. >> greta: massachusetts is typically a democratic state. president obama did very well in massachusetts. congressman markey is running on the obama agenda. how do you compete with that? >> i'm running against a person the poster boy for term limits. if we continue to talk about this, more person responsibility, more personal freedoms, that's resonating with republicans, and moderate democrats in the state. we could go in the urban areas and expand the party and be more inclusive. we're confident we'll bring a lot of independent and moderate democrats under our tent. we're very confident going into the general election here. >> greta: thank you very much. we did put in a call to congressman markey. he's unavailable this week. hopefully he'll join us some time. thank you, mr. gomez. >> please go to gomezfor.com. >> greta: coming up, the hunt for the killer of an 8-year-old girl taking a new turn tonight. the latest is next. and remember college student amanda knox? she's telling all. hear what she says about the interrogation that led to her it's a brand new start. your chance to rise and
to respond to evidence that chemical weapons were used in syria's civil war. president obama taking questions on the issue this week, today, the president was wrapping up a three-day visit in mexico and costa rica. he talked about immigration and expanding trade in latin america. he arrive would in andrews air force base and ed henry is live for us in san jose, costa rica. ed, the president steered clear of this? >> he was asked about the israeli air strikes and the president said israel has a right to defend itself. what that basically means, he's giving israel a green light to do what it needs to in the region and leaves the door open to a range of u.s.s. the president said it was a red line cross could possibly spark u.s. intervection in syria. the president said he wants more evidence to confirm that before anything is launched. a bottom line, a lot ofs are on the table on the u.s. air strikings against sir yampt one option is he took off of the table. he will not put u.s. boots on the ground. >> immigration reform, he said like he is cautiously optmistic about immigration reform? >> he i
. louisville against duke. so i talked to him about what's ahead for him as far as basketball goes, but also what is he going to say to president obama, who is a big basketball fan? here's what he told me. >> kevin ware, how are feeling tonight? >> great. it's an honor to be here, honestly. i know it sparked a lot of people. this is definitely a privilege. i appreciate it. >> what everyone wants to know, having watched your horrible injury during the elite eight, they want to know how you're feeling. >> good. i'm putting pressure on my leg already. everything's really ahead of schedule. i'm four weeks in this sunday, and i feel like i'll be fine in six months for sure. i'll be back playing next season like nothing happened, honestly. god mis hpen a he justst a wake. wanted to show me something differently, wanted me to slow down a little bit, and that's all. but um fine. >> i have amazing perspective. and you're here tonight, this is normally the nexus of hollywood and washington. you're sort of bringing the basketball, which i imagine president obama is pretty happy about as a big basketbal
as a democratic society. >> all right. let's talk about your values as a democratic society that you believe we should have. president obama alluding to those, although not yesterday, when it comes to gun law and gun legislation. largely really brushing off that issue. how might you, as you look at the mansion issue, mansion saying he sees another opportunity at introducing legislation, but after the failure, how does one regain the momentum on this subject? >> we regain the momentum by understanding what happened in newtown and littleton and other places. the house of representatives is paid to vote on an issue. now, the senate, despite the disappointment of a failed vote, at least they had the courage to vote. the house of republicans under speaker john boehner, is hiding behind the senate. people deserve a vote. you can vote yes on background checks, as i would, you can vote no on background checks, but speaker boehner, give these americans the vote that they deserve. it is a dereliction of duty for the house of representatives not even to bring a vote on background checks to the floor of th
. it's not republican/democrat, it's congress. obama can't change them, but it's his legacy that's at risk. >> and yet, stephanie, we keep hearing the president talk about congress and frustrated with congress. no one in those articles and no one is going to defend congress. we know their approval rating is way worse than his. but what about this point? ultimately, the buck stops with you, dude. >> you know, i got to say, erin, even senator pat toomey said today, the republican who was behind the background check bill, he said people voted against it because they did not want to be seen as helping the president. this congress -- these republicans, erin, are provably and historically obstructionist. they just are. and i'm sorry, whatever maury maureen dowd wrote, and i love maureen dowd, but we don't live in an aaron sorkin liberal fantasy where sorkin gets to write everybody's lines, including the republicans. >> is there a point here, though? because i'm starting to wonder, look, you can blame him or not blame him, it kind of doesn't matter, but to dean's point, if he can't get
. michelle, we'll start with you. president obama expressing confidence that gun control will get done. joe biden has a new offense in his pocket. joe manchin talking about a second effort. how does this happen? how does this get done? >> we'll look to see a major grassroots strategy. what we see happening, everyone who voted against it is suffering and they're going to continue to suffer. as you see parent and victims and anyone who has suffered because of gun violence in this country, they're going to go after members of congress who voted no and we'll see a critical mass and that is what will do the job. it's impossible to look at the images of all the people that have been slaughtered over the last few years in the united states and not say as a member of the american public, how could you vote no. >> kelly ayotte in new hampshire, she does this, she wants to hit every county in her state and no surprise that people from out of state came to speak to her, as well. here's part of her conversation from just a couple days ago from some people upset with her decision. take a listen. >> i re
could together and all of this call this an atrocity. we are talking about babies born alive. we are talking about a doctor saying if that baby is born alive, a i'm not going to do anything in my power -- that's illegal. >> barack obama vetted three times against the born alive protection act that would guarantee medical assistance to children who lived after botched abortion. >> which is why he is silent on these things. >> coming up, the mainstream media is blaming barack obama for the lack of african-american lawmakers in washington s that a fair assessment? and the controversy involving the ar-15 rifle. wait until you see this. ♪set it off like a score alert ♪ beep beep what? ♪if you set your phone to vibrate ♪ ♪ then it might alert your button flies all the ♪ ♪ girls and the guys wanna keep that credit score ♪ ♪ high like a private jet free-credit-score-dot-com ♪ ♪ don't forget! narrator: offer applies with enrollment in freecreditscore.com [ dennis ] allstate wants everyone to be protected on the road. whether you're an allstate customer or not. all yo
doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> president obama is wrapping up a trip to mexico. he's leaving as we speak. you see those images live of mexico city of air force one. in mexico he met with president enrique pena nieto. president obama touched on business opportunities in his remarks fighting the war on drugs, gun control and comprehensive immigration reform. >> it is critical that the united states recognize the need to reform our immigration system. because we are a nation of laws, but we are also a nation of immigrants. like every nation, we have a responsibility to ensure that our laws are upheld. we also know as a nation of immigrants, the immigration system we have in the united states right now doesn't reflect our values. it separates families when we should be reuniting them. >> next stop is costa rica where mr. obama's expected to meet with u.s. embassy staff and costa rican president laura chinchilla. >>> president obama's investing $100 million in taxpayer money to map the human brain, but what exactly
weapon on them. >>> president obama returns back in washington this hour after a three-day trip to costa rica. he joined the president today for an event. at his earlier stop in mexico she talked about immigration and security improvements along the border. >>> u.s. officials believe israel conducted an air strike into syria. that reportedly shows that the strikes may have occurred as israeli jets were flying over neighboring lebanon. israel has said it will do anything it takes to stop syria from arming militants in lebanon. >>> there's a lot more than waves washing up on the beeches. try cocaine, multiple packages of the drug have been found along more than ho miles of atlanta coastline. the beaches are closed while the officers look for any additional cocaine bundles. no one knows where the drugs came from. >>> the iron man series off to a great run. iron man 3 set up one of the biggest opening weekends. it's po set up to 175 million through sunday and would put it second all time to last year's weekend of the avenn gers. >> tamerlan tsarnaev is dead. fbi agents are looking at people
're going to be talking to people who are still dramatically impacted. >> yeah, i am. to the point you're talking about, this storm hit here october 29th of last year. the federal aid package was signed by president obama on january 29th, 50.5 billion. so that is three months it took for that to get through. a lot of that money hasn't been released here so that is why you're hearing chuck schumer and peter king and all of these people so furious and angry because these people want to get moving and rebuilding. a lot of the parts of the rock aways are ghost towns because they don't have the resources to come back and build. we will hear from those guys this morning and ask him why it took so long. obviously, there were some political reasons. so there is a lot of politics involved here and it's taking a long time. still six months later and there are ruins all over this beach. >> look at that. >> you go up and down the jersey shore, mike. certainly even here in asbury park, and there's nothing there. you'll see a restaurant here and then vacant lots for four or five, six lots down on be
the wall. obama did, too. we have the proof the syrians used chemical weapons on its own people. >> well, neil, i'm told it is really the the president's hands. many feel he pained himself into a corner talking about the red line and now the white house and pentagon are buying time. >> the unites nations has a team ready to deploy to syria within 24 to 48 hours. if assad allows that team in. >> we are continuing to assess what happened. i think we should wait to get the facts before we make any judgments on what action, if any, should be taken and what kind of action. >> there are approximately 13 chemical weapons facilities with 40 other mobile chemical weapons sites scattered crossroad -- across syria. no one knows the status of the bombs. the pentagon does not want to bomb the chemical weapon sites from the air because of the potential they could create a chemical crowd that could migrate over jordan, israel, and lebanon. le. >> neil: meanwhile, you don't need to put troops in harm's way when a identify targeted missiles could send plenty of harm the syrian's way. >> i don't think you
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. >>> president obama wheels up on a trip to mexico city. the president will meet with his mexican counterpart to talk about trade, security, and immigration. dan lothian live with a preview of the president's trip. good morning, dan. >> reporter: the economy will be an important issue as the president heads to mexico. how to strengthen ties, and the president will talk about ongoing drug wars. tens of thousands killed in the war. u.s. and mexico have been key parts in the fight. but the president is likely to face a new dynamic on the u.s. involvement in that country. in an unusually close relationship, the u.s. and mexico have aggressively fought drug cartels, sharing intelligence and cross border training, but there is uncertainty as president obama head south to a new political landscape. his old partner, philippe calderon launched a major crackdown has been replaced by enrique penietto. >> we have seen signs that the new mexican government wants to scale back on cooperation. that's concerning to u.s. law enforcement agencies. >> reporter: the mexican government is tightening the flow of i
obama left them no other choice. >> the president was at one point given the option of being able to do what we're talking about right now across the board without having to do this piecemeal deal. he didn't want to take it. and he didn't want to take it because they wanted to have the tax increases across the board and not actually go through with the spending cuts. the problem is -- >>alisyn: the white house has been accused of playing politics and cherry-picking visible areas to make cuts forhe most impact. >> tell us about sports, clayton. >>clayton: it was day one of the nfl draft. it came and went without manti te'o or gino smith hearing their names called. they didn't wait too long. on day two, manti te'o was taken by the san diego chargers. they traded up to get him. i wonder if someone will let him now that the san diego chargers don't exist. sorry. the very next pick, the new york jets took quarterback gino smith. the move could spell the end of mark sanchez. >>alisyn: everybody just likes gino. >> a look at the forecast. >> a nice weekend finally temperature-wise for almost e
the reverend talk about laughing in church today. washington's annual right of spring did not disappoint. the white house correspondence dinner attracted an a-list of hollywood celebrities to join president obama and a night of fun and one liners.?e check out the highlights. ♪ >> how do you like my new entrance music? i understand second term need a burst of new energy. try some new things. and my team and i talked about it. we were willing to try anything so we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. >> seriously, mr. president, your hair is so white, it could be a member of your cabinet. speaking of the cabinet, the president recently picked his new treasury secretary jack lew. gives me great joy to know if the president has to let him go he'll get to say, it's not lew, it's me. >> the media landscape is changing so rapidly. yo up with it. i mean, i remember when buzzfeed was something i did in college around 2:00 a.m. >> some people say print media is dying, but i don't believe it. and neither does my blacksmith. >> i'm also hard at work on plans for the obama library an
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